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... of people with pilot licences because planes are used so much to access the area. Travelled to Seward today in the afternoon down the coast. Seward is the port we board the boat tomorrow...it is full of boats..fishing boats, small day cruising boats, expensive yachts etc. there are also hundreds of campervans, tents and holiday makers. Had a great seafood meal down on the ...
... nearly 6pm, and as we had no idea where we were going to be spending the night, or when we would see some more civilization, we had coffee and hot chips, and talked to a man who worked there, plus a Swedish engineering student at Fairbanks University who was driving around in a $2000 Subaru Outback. We’ve been amazed just how deserted this road is. We would go for miles without seeing another car on the road, or any signs of civilization.
Refreshed by our ...
... train at a flag stop along the way. She was convinced Crystal was drunk! It sure did explain her erratic behavior! We all kind of giggled as staff tried to make contact through the door.
The conductor finally showed up demanding she open the door. I think when they were talking drastic means to get the door open, she finally emerged. She was clearly drunk! She sat in the back seat and moaned and ...
... This store, on the outskirts of town, has EVERYTHING - all native made and beautiful! Wood carvings, soapstone and ivory carvings, native drums and paintings and baskets. Spirit masks. Art made from antlers, fossils and teeth and bones. Pelts and fur clothing. The last time we were here we bought a pair of fox fur booties for Quinn (we still have them). We browsed around the store for way too long. Quinn ended up getting a spirit ...
... the runway and hanger for numerous float planes
To continue our adventures spirit we headed to the hills for an amazing aerial view
and the surrounding mountain ranges. The salmon were also running and our campground
was near Ship Creek, the local fishing spot.
Not to far south of Anchorage
is an area called Turnagain Arm and just east of that is Portage ...